Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to provide both the theoretical and practical skills in the area of ethical hacking and how this is conducted within the available frameworks in an ethical way within UK, EU, and international laws.
This module will allow students to study a range of subjects. The indicative topic coverage for the five areas of the module are detailed below:
In addition to the lectures, the module will include practical hands-on labs, demonstrations, exercises and group discussions to support and develop student learning, knowledge acquisition and understanding of ethical hacking.
A student passing this module should be able to:
Demonstrate systematic understanding of the concepts of security standards, policies and legislation in relation to ethically hacking a Target of Evaluation.
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